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HARVEST FESTIVAL. ALL SAINTS' CHURCH, TATURA. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 16 March 1894
HARVEST FESTIVAL, -:0: ALL SAINTS' CHURCH, TATURA. One of the chief events in the calendar of Anglican country clhurches is the anr.ual harvest thanksgiving, and the Church of England made special pre parations for this festival, which took place on WVednesday evening last. The clergyman (Rev J. T. Bate), the ladies of the congregation, and others, had been most assiduous in their labours in con nectioni with the decorations and general arrangements, and the choir (under the conductorship of' the organist, Mr Adams) spared no time or energy in rehearsing the special music chosen for the occasion. It is therefore needless to say that the service was one of the most enjoyable ever held in Tatura. All Tuesday afternoon and evening and throughout Wednesday loads of fruit, vegetable produce, flowers and greenery were arriving at the church, and being placed in the positions most suitable for them. The chancel, which has lately been considerably altered, offered special facilities for dec...
A Story With a Moral. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 16 March 1894
A Story With a Moral. The story has reached as of an Itallan nobleman who at the altar refused to marry a young English heiless because her bridal dress was trimmed with the dead bodies of white doves. The tale is good enough to be true, but unfortunately such stories nre not always true, and the use of birds for. orna menting the person is not wholly dispensed with. Ornithologists, however, assure us that the decided progress already made by the press in ureating public sentiment against this cruelty has largely increased the song birds at the Northern nesting haunts. Any woman who pestiast in the use of real birds and bird's wings should be socially ostracised. Let her lay aside her prayer-book and learn mercy and grace, and to be faithful to her natural obligations.
Writing for Orphans. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 16 March 1894
Writing for Orphans. The following story of the Emperor of Brazil furnishes a good illustrations of the character cf that gifted moonarch. The other day at Cannes the editor of the scientiflo French journal waited on iod Majesty with the rcquest that he wouli contribute eome articles connected with his dominion, " Cer tainly," replied the Emperor, " but what rate of pay do you give?" The man of letters, though a little eurprismd, having named what he was in the habit of giving, Dom Pedro added, smiling : " Ye, that will do very well. You see I would gladly write for nothing, but I am not at liberty to do so, ae ever sinceI began writinlg I havegiven every penny I have earned by my brain to an orphan asylum in my capital." Office boy (to editor): " Dare is a big bloke out in the udder room wida gun in his pants, what says he wants ter interview yer." Editor (taking down his Winchester and throwing the lever): " Ab, I haven't killed a man Se seven weeks, come Saturday. Show him in, pl...
Boys and Girls GRANDMA'S ADVICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 16 March 1894
I 'R3o5 anlD GirlI GRANDMA'S ADVIOE. ----- :0: Br Grolas CooPra. hRelp yourself, help yourself, little boy-do; )Don's wait for others to wait upon you.". Grandma was haoling her afternoon chat, Kuitting and rocking sway as she eat. "Lnok at the birds, how they build their own neat I Watch the brown beer, always toiling their beet I Putyour own hands to the plough if you'd thrice; Don't wasteyour moments in wishing, but strive." Up in her face looked a miseaievous elf : Don t forget, darling," she said, "help your cell." Afternoon shebadows grew drowsy and deep; Grandma was tranquilly folded in sleep; NIothilg was heard but the old farm-house clock Plodding along with its warning "tick I Lock I" Out from the pantry there onme a leoad crash; Puesy, jumped up from the hearth like a lash. Back to her chair strode this practical boy, Steeped to the earain jam, custard, and joy. Grinning, he cried, "Please, I've upset the shelf : Orandma, I minded: I did help myself."
Children. Ruth. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 16 March 1894
E tltt'rctt. Pr. TilUCODOF. JAM n,. The sunshine lores to linger in her silky goblen hair, And when the su:. ie shining you wilRalwaysn find it there ; And I thiink there are some trunnt rayn thlt never go to bed, For when niliht comes they're still at play upon her shining head. The Flowers, when she touches them, thltc Ssweetist petlume yield ; The nodding grass a welcome waves Ls~l.'eer she goes atield ; The birds are not afraid of her, shea' ?ech a little thing, And when she shows her curly teal they all begin to sing. She's mine, this little treasure and although I lhve no gold, I'm rich, feor, having her, I am posscssed of wealth untold ; She brings me joy that never could be bought with gold aloll; What man can say me better, though he sits upon a throne I
Humor. New Words to an Old A[?] [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 16 March 1894
) ? tr?iUIIor. ew t rd;'tl. to nrn Old A.fr. Lord Lovell le stoo:l at "'it o?n front door, Settling the i.;e for Itis Ley ; eis bl.t was x h..?'d anti his trousers hbore A rent a.-r:es either Irtee. WhCrt dttw-. tamt.e the lbaulteots L:uly Jane in r.,i: white dliatrce,. " O,, '.r:era have youn ,cen, lord Lovell f hte sathlt, " Oh, whlere have yeu beLe ?" said she. "I ho.re not clttosd an eye ill led, Antd the clock has just str zek three lWho hl; beenll tnding tlitoil ot your head In the asht b:trrel, P'erdtc:" "1" nI not drutl:, Lady Shane," he said, " Anli ot late it cannottl be; The cluck struck one as I ente-ced; I heard it two titncs or itree; It nttust be the tn:atoun oni v hi:h I Ife lHnt been too many for mte. "Go tell your tla, Lord Lovell," ehe said, " tlote tltttitimltt onvalrbt., To your grarltnlatlltoa of the hoary head, To any one but ioe, The door is not used to be orcn.d With a cigarette for a key."
A Religious Enthusiastic. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 16 March 1894
A Religious Enthuaiastic. Norman M[Leod was once preaching in a district in Ayrshlire where tile reading of a sermon was regarded as the greatest fault of I shich the minister could be guilty. When the congregation displermed an old woman, ovelflowing with enthusiasm, addressed her neighbor : "Did ye evar heat anything die gran'? Wosna that a sermon 1e " Oh, ny," replied her friend sulkily, " but he read it," "lead it 1" said the other, with indignant emnlphasis: "I witula hnae cared if hbe had whustled it I" "Pain would I write a poem on the de lights of fishing; but, all, me I I can not find a word to rhylme with' angleworm,' " sighed P'iisistratus, s lie guazed thoughtfully into the dark, su0llen watern . " Ilhut why must you put that word at tihe end of a line 1" quelled Eucalyptus. l Ieeause an angleworm is always at the end of a line," hissedl Pisistratus between his set teeth ; and for a long time It was so it l tChat one could distinctly hear a perch blow." "Loifo is a const...
No Rose Without a Thorn. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 16 March 1894
io Iuose W 'ilhotlc a Thorn. 'Tis happincrs to lie awake And watch the coming dawn That tilently proclaim) to all, " Another day is born." But with the rose there, in a thorn, It is to hear, ?t'e, ephnlt,"g ttp .,; la anilct?the mtllkthni ntru- An old' fanrer nays he` n?vyer `i?j-? butchlers' neant. le Ieeps Iiss owin bcsets, and, whentver he wants meat, kills him. self. An old lady, not remarhkable for the clets nts b of tier idelu, describing a line summ:e v'cinrg,said : " It was a beautiful bright night, the 5lliO made every thing as light ii a fi.ather 2" " Bridget, did you hear the door-bell I" " Yes, ImaulI.". .' Then why t'dn't you go to the door 1" " Shure mum, 1 don't be exp)ectin' osy body to call on me,. It must be sumcboldy to sree ycrself." A littlo boy while playing fell down the stepl andl hurt Ittmselt severely. Ilts mother scoldted himr. for his cartrlessness, and be subbed out : " ai rlllrn, please don't scold me till I get through hurtlug." A little girl ilad retu...
Humor. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 16 March 1894
luumnor. Joshua'e Mind on the Woman Question. Some claims that wimmebn Lain't got eqg rights; That we is their masters. Well, I jes' in. vitts noy grecny as thinks that to stop flr a week At my place aend I ear my ?Mria Jane epeak. I'm a man-she's a woman-but I will be bound She'a the boas of the place when bshe i around. Ilvote for the man that she likes the best, No matter et he is a man I detect, I nn's' tbe baby while she goes to the meetin', To talk abunt ways and means for defeatin' The measures we men takes to keep theii e:z down And perwent them from risin' and rulin' the town. They set there and talk tel they make their" selves think That we wouldn't 'low them so muoh as to wink, Thet we're aimin' to keep them in slavery vile, And they work theirselves up tel they're ready to bile, And then she comes home and pitohes on me And jaws and jaws 'bout when wimmen is free. Rights I Glory to goodness, what rights heI got ? I never do nothin', she says I shall not, I dureent say th...
Health. Teeth. Why do our Children's Teeth [?] [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 16 March 1894
WAy da our Ciiirdta's ITetb Decay? The decay of teeth, no humiliating to moderl n civilisation, ro e:coura'glfimgan pro. fitable to the dental profession, is a subject too broad anti deep to be disnasetd in one paper, so many elemtents combine together to cause it; but a few suggestions, in regard to sonic of the trouble and its preventiton, might prove of interest and profit to your reniders: So 1, a dentist's wife, have peered into the literature of the profession, anrd have thought it best to offiler you some of the knowledge I bare gleaned, in answer to the oft-repeated question, " Why do children's teeth decay ?" The primary cause of decay in a child's teeth anutedates its birth. The mother, indifferent, or more probably ignon. rant of the demands madte upon her system for lime and bone structure material, liba not given the proper care and attention to the food she ate, and has failed to supply the demand.. By want of this care she has robbed the child of Its rightful inherita...
MELBOURNE GRAIN MARKET. Melbourne, March 13, 1894. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 16 March 1894
MIELfIOUItNE GRAIN MARKET. Melbourne, March 13, 1894. It. R1. CAITER AND Co. report;-There ihas been good demand for grain during the week and we quote values as follows: Wheat, firmer, prime, 2s 4jd. Barley, firm, prime, is to 5s 3d ; good, 4s 7d to 48 Od; medium, dull, 4s to 4s i ; Cape, 2s to 2a 4d. Onts, steiady, milling, s l(kl ; stout feed, ls 8d to Is ljd : long feel, Is "6d to ls 7d ; Algerians, Is 3d to Is 7d. Pens, steady at In 8Jdi to is od. Chaff, steiuly, prime, £2 78s G to £2 10.s; imieiumn, £2 2s &i to £2 5a; ini ferior, according to quality. Melbolurne, Wednesday. DALGETY AND COMPANY, LMITlwD, re port:-\\Whcat.-Our local market is, how ever, very firm, and prime wheat is worth 2s I. to 2s 5d, which is an advance of Id to 1 4d icr bushel on last week's quotations. We sold :-Prime milling, 2s 4d to 2s 4jd; medium, 2s 'd to 28 3d ; seed, 2s lid to 2s 6dl; off and inferior lots, ls to 2s Id. Oats are unchangot, but prices are well main tained for all good samples...
THE DECADENCE OF ROMANCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 16 March 1894
THE DECADENCE OF ROMANCE. It is not only in poetry, Mr. Frederic Harrison begins by pointing out, in the " Now York SForum," that we are at this moment without a " Laureate" :-" The same phenomenon meets ,u in the realm of prose fiction as ill poetry; lthat we have vast quantities of thoughtful work ,produced, by an army of cultivated workers, a great demandil all equally great supply, avery high average of mncrit--ad yet so little of the first rauk. For the liast time in the present cenltury. Eglishl literature is without a single t living novelist of the first rank. We all admit that there are delightful writers still. If any l man choose to maintain that theire in more a poetry in * Tess ' than in the entiro ' Barsct 5 shire ' series, that Dickens could not have i bettered the " Two I)rummer Boys' of Ilui yard Kipling, that' Treasure Island ' has a realism as vivid as 'llRhlinson Crusoe,' that Mrs. SWoods's ' Village Tragedy ' may rank with ' Silas Marner,' that Iiowella nud Besa...
NOW FIRST PUBLISHED. CLEAR AS SUNSHINE. (Copyright.) [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 16 March 1894
NOW FIRST PUBLISHlED. CLEAR AS SUNSHINE. BY RICHARD ASIIE KING (" BA|SIL "). Author of " Love the Diebt," " The Wearing of the Green," L&., ic. ((Copj'ril:iht.) '"What are you two foelows sniggeringe over ' cried Captain llrrington to a couple of sub;l terns who were giggling like a brtco of school girls over a pIlotogrlnph. " Soneltlii?ig naaty, I'll ihe bound." " Nasty ! Never mado a worse shot in vour life, old man. Eli, Colthurst ? It's about as ilieey-piceya picture as eover you saw. Ask Coltlhurt." "Rtiilier !" chickle:d Cothurst,appreciatively. " And it's not a fancy picture, either, for I t;took it myself with a snap-shot of my'Kodak,"' said Ierry. " Here I Chuck it over if it's presentable," cried fBarrington. f'erry skimmed the photograph across the room to the Capltain, who stooped, pickd it ip. glaneed at it, and then sat suddenly down with the exclamation whtch seemed to have been wrong from him by a turnt of the rack. " My God !" I " What-what's the matter ? Ar...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 16 March 1894
I., HETALD II-I AND KYABRAM UNINON, Eight pages, or nearly double the size of any other paper published in the. district. "-0-- Published every Friday Morning, at the Offices, CASEY ST., T'ATURA NEW MACHINE. NEW TYPE. EI 0, EVERY DESCRIPTION OF JOB PRINTINC, Equal in style to best Melbourne work, and reasonable prices; no extortion. Stick to your old Friend, and give us a trial, and give your own vordict. G.H. ORFORD, Printer and Publisher. ·. .; . WH f INN, TATURA, PHIL. MURRAY, Licensee. -0 W ines, Ales, and Spirits of the best quality kept. ......... ......... Good Accommodation for Biped and Qiadruped. Do not pass without giving your old friend a call. Good News is Always Welcome! And so is the news conveyed to our renders by the MANAGER of the Tatura Tailoring Establishment, to the effect that the newest samples in WINTER GOODS, consisting of Tweeds, Worsteds, Overcoatings, Fancy Vestings, And all the requisites of the trade are now on view. Suits, as always, from 50s. Trousers...
Good Stories Grave and Gay, Epigrammatic and Otherwise. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 16 March 1894
5000C stOrleI Gra vo and Gay, Epigrammatic and Otherwise. ---~- (·-e+- -- Dr. Hook, a ctlebrated Yorkshire vicar, wasnot ahandsome man. An old acquaint- I anue says of him : TOhe boy, Walter Farquhar Hook, might almost have been described . s one of those t on whom nature is said to have tried her I ' prentice hand.' " He was very fond of commenting on his I own ugliness, and repeated, with great amusement, some of the " left-handed com- I pliments" he had received. On one occasion the good vicar saw alittle c girl looking attentively into his face. " Well, my dear," raid he, "1 don't think 5 you've seen me before." "Ob, yes, I have." Where 1" " I saw you the other day climbing up a t pole, and I gave you a bun." Do Quincey suffored from indigeotion. Has tastes were a little troublesome to the servant who prepared his repast. Cftese, boiled rice and milk, and a piece of mutton I from the loin were the materials that in. t variably formed his diet. The cook, who t had an audience wit...
GAZETTE NOTICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 16 March 1894
r. GAZETTE NOTICES. on Sworn Valuator (Transfer of Lands Ae Act, 1890), for the Goulburn Valley r), istrict.--Smith McDonald, Esq., Mel bourne. ng George Frederick Wickens, Com le missioner of the Peace in the Midland Bailiwick, resigned. g Managers of Waranga Common. . Vm. Gunn, W. J. Mason, G. P. Brice, le I1. G. Brice, C. J. Robinson, G. Crack e- nell,, and E. P. Hllanmond. as onorary inspector of vinryards. e, Charles Craike, Esq., vice Thos. Craike, vc Esq., whose appointment has been re vokiced. n rThe Curator of the estates of deceased to per'sons has been appointed to administer, r during the present nlonth, the estate of n the late James Walsh, of Shepparton, 1, who died on the 2nd December, 1890. at Applications for mining leases.---J. :o S. Reid (West Growlers G.M. Co.), ii Iushworth ; J. Dooley and another (The Rushworth G.M. Syndicate), Rush worth. r Mary Pharmenter, head teacher, state r school No. 177, has been transferred to school No. 2393, Youanmnite. Contracts acc...
SUB-TREASURIES. SHEPPARTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 16 March 1894
SUB-TREASURIES. SHEPPARTON. Accounts are awaiting payment for the following :— John Allen, J. Kilpatrick, J. Lan- caster (2), Jno. Murphy, W. Maskell, Dr. Florance, J. Elder, J. O'Shannas- sy, E. W. Patey, W. J. Ford, jnr., P. Duggan, J. M. Gibbes, W. C. D'Arcy, Shepparton Urban Water Trust.
HOW DUELS ARE ELUDED. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 16 March 1894
HOW DUELS ARE ELU)DED. The French still pride themselves in their duels, but as a matter of fact the French duel, now-a-days at least,is nothing short of a ridicu lous fiasco. The last thing that enlers a duellist's head is the idea of killing his adver Ssary, and if oue or other receives the slightest scratcll their honour is felt to be fully satislied. E' ometimes a mau escapes a duel by impesing conditions one the offending party which it is almost impossible to accept. Wllen Genlleral Putntam proposed a duel il which each party was to take his seat ON A BAItIIEL. OF GUNPOWDI)ER furnished wielth a slow match, which at a given slgnlll was to hie ignitel, tlhe general's adversary would Ihave hauld perfect right to dcecline the collest. lie accepted it. But at the last lmomenlt, when ain explosion seemed illn mient, he rose and fled ; but came back when the OGeeral reassured him with the information that the barrels they had been sitting on were filled, not with gunplowder, but with...
PARADISE OF HORRORS. The Convict Days of the Beautiful Island of Tasmania. Although One of the Earth's Most Favored Spots, Its Inhabitant: Preferred Death to Living—Port Arthur and Its Charming Surroundings. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 16 March 1894
PARADISE OF HORRORS. --- ,--e The Convict Days of the fcantcui ftrl IStand of l'Tasnci ca.i. ------ ·-*--- Although Ono of the Earth's Most Favored Spots, Its Inhabitant: Proferred Dcath to Living-Port Arthur and Its Chrnning Surroundlngo. -----+++-- The Island of Van Dicnln's Land, as it was originally called, or 'I'aslmnia, ns it is now termed,, was first discoveredl by 'the navigator Tnsnlol, who landed on the penil. llan which still bhears Is ,nmie in the year 1012. This peniosula is joined0 to the mailn land Iy an ithionu calld Ealed lg llaw k Neck, and hbore is shown on the hardoI rock thle . n Iressiont of lhout afnd a round hole sile by sile, sulpposrd to hvo been made by the dis coverer's left foot nold light wooden leg res. pectivcly. That no fodtjiriont appear leading from the shore inlllll is accont ed for by slayiIng that Tasillan was so (overeolll by the beauty of tile scene before him that fh fell back ward, says it correspllndelt of the Sun Fran. cisco G'o,.oi"/e. T'...